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[pdf - epub] Fighting Bob La Follette

Univ of North Carolina Press

English - 420 pages - ISBN-10: 080782545X - ISBN-13: 9780807825457

4/5 by 81 votes


Read Online [pdf - epub] Fighting Bob La Follette in pdf, epub, kindle or audiobook. Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette (1855-1925) was one of the most significant leaders of American progressivism. Nancy Unger integrates previously unknown details from La Follette's personal life with important events from his storied political career, revealing a complex man who was a compelling mixture of failure and accomplishment, tragedy and triumph. Serving as U.S. representative from 1885 to 1891, governor of Wisconsin from 1901 to 1906, and senator from Wisconsin from 1906 to his death in 1925, La Follette earned the nickname "Fighting Bob" through his uncompromising efforts to reform both politics and society, especially by championing the rights of the poor, workers, women, and minorities. Based on La Follette family letters, diaries, and other papers, this biography covers the personal events that shaped the public man. In particular, Unger explores La Follette's relationship with his remarkable wife, feminist Belle Case La Follette, and with his sons, both of whom succeeded him in politics. The La Follette who emerges from this retelling is an imperfect yet appealing man who deserves to be remembered as one of the United States' most devoted and effective politicians.

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Ben Simpson

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

John Mercado

Good book this is my3 time read it love

Michael Tremblay

Enjoyed the whole book can't wait to read the whole series.